MARKET SUMMARY

NYSE: BHLB

$36.80

Change: $0.15 0.41%

Volume: 169,252

As of November 17, 2017 Close

Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Management

Michael P. Daly
Michael P. Daly
Chief Executive Officer
Michael P. Daly Mr. Daly has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank since October 2002. Before these appointments, he served as Executive Vice President and Senior Loan Officer of the Bank. He has been an employee since 1986. He has served as a Director of the Company and the Bank since 2002.
Richard M. Marotta
Richard M. Marotta
Senior Executive Vice President and President - Berkshire Bank
Richard M. Marotta Mr. Marotta was promoted to Senior Executive Vice President of the Company and President of the Bank in September 2015, having previously served as Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer since January 2010, as well as Chief Administrative Officer since July 2013. He is responsible for overall risk management, compliance, human resources, information technology, legal, and strategic services, and oversees audit, which reports to the Board. Mr. Marotta was previously Executive Vice President and Group Head, Asset Recovery at KeyBank.
Sean A. Gray
Sean A. Gray
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Berkshire Bank
Sean A. Gray Mr. Gray was promoted to Senior Executive Vice President of the Company and Chief Operating Officer of the Bank in September 2015, having previously served as Executive Vice President, Retail Banking since 2010 and as a Senior Vice President since April 2008. Mr. Gray is responsible for the operating teams of the bank, including retail banking, commercial banking, specialty lending, mortgage banking, wealth management, insurance, and marketing. Mr. Gray joined the Company in January 2007 as First Vice President, Retail Banking. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Gray was Vice President and Consumer Market Manager at Bank of America, in Waltham, Massachusetts.
James M. Moses
James M. Moses
Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
James M. Moses Mr. Moses is Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company and the Bank, since joining the Bank in July 2016. He is responsible for the accounting, treasury, and investor relations functions. Mr. Moses previously served at Webster Bank as Senior Vice President and Asset/Liability Manager. Mr. Moses joined Webster Bank in 2011 from M&T Bank where he spent four years in various roles including head mortgage trader, deposit products pricing manager and consumer credit card product manager. Prior to his work at M&T Bank Mr. Moses worked with United Benelux Investments and Credit Suisse providing services in the bond and mortgage trading and securitization field.
George F. Bacigalupo
George F. Bacigalupo
SEVP, Commercial Banking
George F. Bacigalupo Mr. Bacigalupo was promoted to Senior Executive Vice President, Commercial Banking in September 2015, having previously served as an Executive Vice President since October 2013 and Senior Vice President, Chief Credit Officer since 2011. Mr. Bacigalupo is responsible for commercial banking, including the middle-market and asset based lending teams. Previously, Mr. Bacigalupo was EVP of Specialty Lending at TD Banknorth, where he established the ABL and other middle-market lending groups. Subsequently, at TD Bank, he was the Senior Lender for New England.
Linda A. Johnston
Linda A. Johnston
SEVP, Human Resources
Linda A. Johnston Ms. Johnston is Senior Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Berkshire Bank. Ms. Johnston is responsible for overseeing and directing the Company’s human resources functions including compensation and benefits, performance and talent management, training, recruitment, development, executive compensation, and initiatives and practices that support the Company’s strategic direction.
Ms. Johnston also serves as a key advisor to the Compensation Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors and has been part of the Company for more than 27 years.
Michael D. Carroll
Michael D. Carroll
EVP, Specialty Lending
Michael D. Carroll Mr. Carroll is Executive Vice President, Specialty Lending of Berkshire Bank, a position he was promoted to in September 2016. Mr. Carroll has previously held the positions of EVP, Chief Risk Officer and SVP, Chief Credit Officer managing the risk and credit departments of the Bank. In his role as EVP, Specialty Lending he is responsible for Firestone Financial (equipment leasing) and 44 Business Capital (SBA Lending), along with business banking and is the acting commercial regional leader in the mid-Atlantic. He joined the company in 2009 as SVP, New York Regional Commercial Leader. Previously, Mr. Carroll was Senior Vice President, Middle Market banking at KeyBank.
Allan J. Costello
Allan J. Costello
EVP, Home Lending
Allan J. Costello Mr. Costello is the EVP, Home Lending and the President of First Choice Loan Services, Inc., a position he was appointed to in January 2017. In this position, Mr. Costello is responsible for all mortgage banking operations of the Company, including originations and secondary marketing. Mr. Costello is also responsible for managing the Bank’s residential mortgage portfolio, mortgage servicing, and wholesale mortgage activities. He joined Berkshire Bank in 2011 and held the position of SVP, Audit prior to transitioning to the Home Lending Division in March 2016.
Mark N. Foster
Mark N. Foster
EVP, Regional Commercial Leader – Eastern Massachusetts and ABL
Mark N. Foster Mr. Foster is Executive Vice President, Regional Commercial Leader of Eastern Massachusetts and Asset Based Lending for Berkshire Bank, responsible for business banking and overall regional performance in his area. Mr. Foster joined Berkshire as SVP, Asset Based Lending in 2009 from TD Bank.
Tami M. Gunsch
Tami M. Gunsch
EVP, Retail Banking
Tami M. Gunsch Ms. Gunsch was promoted to Executive Vice President, Retail Banking of Berkshire Bank in September 2015, having previously served as Senior Vice President since October 2011. Ms. Gunsch joined Berkshire from Citizens Bank in 2009 as First VP of Retail Banking. She is responsible for all aspects of the retail banking consumer experience, including branch operations, consumer lending, call center, and electronic/mobile banking.
Scott J. Houghtaling
Scott J. Houghtaling
EVP, Regional Commercial Leader – New York
Scott J. Houghtaling Mr. Houghtaling is Executive Vice President, Regional Commercial Leader of New York for Berkshire Bank, responsible for business banking and overall regional performance in his area. Mr. Houghtaling joined Berkshire as SVP, Commercial Leader of New York in 2014 from RBS Citizens.
Gregory D. Lindenmuth
Gregory D. Lindenmuth
EVP, Chief Risk Officer
Gregory D. Lindenmuth Mr. Lindenmuth is the Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of Berkshire Bank. Mr. Lindenmuth is responsible for Credit, credit/risk administration, and loan workout. Mr. Lindenmuth previously served as Senior Risk Examiner for the Division of Risk Management Supervision with the FDIC, where he was employed for 24 years. With the FDIC, Mr. Lindenmuth was also a Capital Markets, Mortgage Banking and Fraud Specialist and a member of the National Examination Procedures Committee.
Allison P. O’Rourke
Allison P. O’Rourke
EVP, Finance
Allison P. O’Rourke Ms. O’Rourke assumed the role of Executive Vice President, Finance in January 2017, having previously served as Executive Vice President, Investor Relations Officer and Financial Institutions Banking. She joined the Company in 2013 and is responsible for investor relations, financial institutions banking, and financial planning and analysis. She has nearly 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Ms. O’Rourke joined the Bank as Vice President in 2013 from the NYSE Euronext and previously worked in equities with Goldman Sachs and Speer Leeds and Kellogg.
Deborah A. Stephenson
Deborah A. Stephenson
EVP, Compliance and Regulatory
Deborah A. Stephenson Ms. Stephenson is Executive Vice President, Compliance and Regulatory for Berkshire Bank. Ms. Stephenson joined Berkshire in 2014 as SVP Chief Compliance Officer from Country Bank where she served as the Executive Division Leader for Retail Banking, Human Resources, and Training. As EVP, Compliance and Regulatory Ms. Stephenson is responsible for all aspects of the bank’s regulatory compliance programs.
Gary F. Urkevich
Gary F. Urkevich
EVP, IT and Project Management
Gary F. Urkevich Mr. Urkevich is Executive Vice President, IT and Project Management for Berkshire Bank. Mr. Urkevich joined the Bank in 2011 as VP, Corporate Initiatives from SABIC Innovative Plastics and was promoted to SVP, Information Systems and Technology in 2013. He is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the IT infrastructure of the Bank along with Six Sigma and strategic initiatives run through project management.

Board of Directors

William J. Ryan
William J. Ryan
Chairman
William J. Ryan Mr. Ryan is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Ryan previously served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of TD Banknorth, Inc. from 1985 through 2005 and then subsequently Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of TD Banknorth from 2005 to 2007. He has served on the Board of Directors for Anthem, Inc. since 2001 and was formerly Chairman of the Board, 2011 to 2015, and director, 2011 to 2016, of Unum Group.
Paul T. Bossidy
Paul T. Bossidy
Paul T. Bossidy Mr. Bossidy is President and Chief Executive Officer of Patripabre Capital LLC, in Ridgefield, Connecticut, and provides consulting services to companies in the financial services industry. Mr. Bossidy previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Clayton Holdings LLC from 2008 to 2014, when it was acquired by Radian Group, Inc. He also formerly served as Senior Operations Executive at Cerberus Capital Management and has held various executive appointments for General Electric Company, most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Capital Solutions Group, a diversified global commercial finance company. He is a certified public accountant and the Chair of the Audit Committee of the Board of Altisource Asset Management Corporate, a publicly traded company.
Robert M. Curley
Robert M. Curley
Robert M. Curley Mr. Curley is Chairman of the New York region of Berkshire Bank. He previously served as Chairman and President for Citizens Bank in New York from 2005 to 2009. Prior to joining Citizens, Mr. Curley served at Charter One Bank where he was President for New York and New England. During the period of 1976 to 1999, Mr. Curley was employed by KeyCorp, where he rose to the position of Vice Chairman of KeyBank N.A., and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of four subsidiary banks. Mr. Curley was hired by the Company and the Bank as Chairman of our New York bank and appointed as a director of the Company and the Bank in December 2009.
Michael P. Daly
Michael P. Daly
Michael P. Daly Mr. Daly has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank since October 2002. Before these appointments, he served as Executive Vice President and Senior Loan Officer of the Bank. He has been an employee since 1986. He has served as a Director of the Company and the Bank since 2002.
John B. Davies
John B. Davies
John B. Davies Mr. Davies is a former Executive Vice President of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance and is currently an Agent Emeritus with Massachusetts Mutual providing high net worth counseling with a focus on tax efficiency and intergenerational transfers of wealth. Mr. Davies currently serves on the Westfield State University Foundation Board and is a former director of Woronoco Bancorp.
J. Williar Dunlaevy
J. Williar Dunlaevy
J. Williar Dunlaevy Mr. Dunlaevy is the former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Legacy Bancorp, Inc. and Legacy Banks (collectively, “Legacy”). Mr. Dunlaevy served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Legacy from 1996 until their merger with Berkshire in 2011. A community leader, Mr. Dunlaevy currently serves as a director of the Berkshire Bank Foundation, and previously served as Chairman of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. Mr. Dunlaevy has also been a director of the Depositors Insurance Fund, Massachusetts Bankers Association, and Savings Bank Life Insurance Company of Massachusetts (SBLI).
Cornelius D. Mahoney
Cornelius D. Mahoney
Cornelius D. Mahoney Mr. Mahoney is the former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Woronoco Bancorp, Inc. and Woronoco Savings Bank before their merger with Berkshire in June 2005. He is a former Chairman of America’s Community Bankers and the Massachusetts Bankers Association and a former Director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston. He was a member of the Thrift Institution Advisory Council to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and is a past Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Westfield State College.
Laurie Norton Moffatt
Laurie Norton Moffatt
Laurie Norton Moffatt Ms. Moffatt is the Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Since 1986, Ms. Moffatt has overseen the expansion of the museum’s facilities and the creation of a scholars’ research program. Her efforts resulted in the Museum receiving the National Humanities Medal, America’s highest humanities honor. Ms. Moffatt is also an active community leader. She is a founder of 1Berkshire and Berkshire Creative Economy Council and serves as a trustee of Berkshire Health Systems.
Richard J. Murphy
Richard J. Murphy
Richard J. Murphy Mr. Murphy is Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of the Tri-City ValleyCats minor league baseball team, a Class-A affiliate of the Houston Astros based in Troy, New York. He previously served as Chairman of the New York-Penn League Schedule Committee and is a current member of the Board of Directors for Minor League Baseball’s Baseball Internet Rights Corporation.
Patrick J. Sheehan
Patrick J. Sheehan
Patrick J. Sheehan Mr. Sheehan is owner and manager of multiple healthcare businesses in New England. Through his management company, Sheehan Health Group, he has operated multiple nursing homes, an independent and assisted living community, a home care agency and a rehabilitation company. A veteran of the healthcare industry, Mr. Sheehan has been successfully rehabilitating and managing healthcare properties since 1990.
D. Jeffrey Templeton
D. Jeffrey Templeton
D. Jeffrey Templeton Mr. Templeton is the owner and President of The Mosher Company, Inc., located in Chicopee, Massachusetts, a manufacturer of buffing and polishing compounds, abrasive slurries and a distributor of related grinding, polishing and lapping machinery. Mr. Templeton is a former director of Woronoco Bancorp.

Corporate Secretary

Wm. Gordon Prescott
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Persons seeking to communicate with the Board of Directors, any director, independent directors of the Board as a group or any committee of the Board should send a letter to the Corporate Secretary at Berkshire Hills Bancorp, 24 North Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201. The letter should indicate to whom the communication is intended. The Corporate Secretary or the secretary of the designated committee may sort or summarize the communications as appropriate. Communications that are commercial solicitations, customer complaints, incoherent or otherwise inappropriate will not be communicated to the Board or any director or committee of the Board.
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